Daudnagar

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Daudnagar
Town
Daudnagar is located in Bihar
Daudnagar
Daudnagar
Location in Bihar, India
Coordinates: 25°02′N 84°24′E / 25.03°N 84.4°E / 25.03; 84.4Coordinates: 25°02′N 84°24′E / 25.03°N 84.4°E / 25.03; 84.4
Country India
State Bihar
District Aurangabad
Founded by Daud khan
Government
 • Type City Council
Elevation 84 m (276 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 52,364
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 824143
ISO 3166 code IN-BR

Daudnagar is a town and a City Council in Aurangabad district in the state of Bihar, India. Daudnagar has old historical fort, This fort is situated on the eastern bank of the Son River and was founded by Daud Khan, a Governor of Bihar under Aurangzeb in the 17th of Palamu fort from the Cheros; and it is said that while back from this conquest he camped here and founded the town known after him. The surrounding area was also granted to him as a Jagir by the emperor. Early in the 18th century Buchanan saw it as a flourishing town with cloth and opium factories. The sarai built by Daud Khan was, perhaps really meant to be a stronghold; for it was well fortified with a battlemented wall, two large gates and a moat all around. In the outlying part of the town called Ahmadganj is the tomb of Ahmad Khan.

Geography[edit]

Daudnagar is located at 25°02′N 84°24′E / 25.03°N 84.4°E / 25.03; 84.4.[1] It has an average elevation of 84 metres (275 feet). Generations of kings (Daud Khan's) are settled there. Daudnagar is situated on the bank of the Son River and NH 98 passes through the town.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Daudnagar had a population of 52,364. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Daudnagar has an average literacy rate of 66% with male literacy of 71% and female literacy of 61%. In Daudnagar, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age, 86% is Hindu and 14% is Muslim.

Festivals[edit]

  • It is one of the cultural town of Bihar, where the Hindus are in mazority and after that it is Muslims and Christian. Dashahara/Navratra, * Chhath, * Diwali, * Holi, * jiutiya,* Raksha Bandhan, * Eid ul Azha, * Muharram ul Haram, * id ul zuha * uurush * sab e barat and eid miladul nabi*

Daudnagar is famous for its unique style of celebrating the festival of Jiutiya.Jiutia is a famous festival which is celebrated for the son's long age by women.It isn't famous only in Daudnagar,also in whole Bihar state.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Daudnagar
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

Website[edit]

http://www.daudnagar.in has more information about Daudnagar